Former chief of staff General Colin Powell, appearing on "Meet the Press" Sunday morning, did not mince his words. Powell came off as thoughtful and serious and he made his views absolutely clear. He was disappointed with John McCain's response to the financial crisis, unhappy with the choice of Sarah Palin as a vice-presidential nominee and uncomfortable with the direction that the Republican Party is headed. Obama is the president we need now. "I will be voting for Barack Obama," he declared.
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